Teacher Spotlight – Special Education Teacher Amy McDade

Amy McDade is proof that it is never too late to follow your true passion in life. After years spent working in the food service industry, she pivoted for her second act, and today is an adored and dedicated special education teacher at the High Road School of Delaware in Wilmington. Here, she helps students with special needs from across the state. Ms. McDade found her calling in education after more than 14 years in customer service. She knew she always wanted to work with kids and started as an assistant teacher two years ago and was later promoted to [...]

Teacher Spotlight – Special Education Teacher Amy McDade2022-01-18T00:27:31-05:00

Thank You Ms. Ashley

Ms. Ashley has been a great support during student check-ins, bathroom breaks, and covering classrooms. Ms. Ashley was nominated for teacher of the month because she always has a positive attitude and is quick to jump in and help. She has planned all the major events and is still able to run the front desk properly. Mrs. Ashley greets everyone who walks in our doors with a smile no matter what is happening around the building. "Mrs. Ashley, please know that all of your efforts and care are contagious and impact us all. Thank you so much for all that [...]

Thank You Ms. Ashley2022-01-18T00:34:14-05:00

Mrs. Amy Puts Students First

Mrs. Amy was nominated by her colleagues because she is always positive. She is great at training new staff and quick to give a helping hand.  She has been doing great at getting the new students acclimated to their new environment. Even on the tough days Mrs. Amy is always greeting with a smile. "You make others happy by rendering everyone's happiness. Thank you for all that you do." Mr. Lou, Program Director Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Mrs. Amy Puts Students First2022-01-18T00:29:22-05:00

Jerome’s Success

Jerome was nominated after improving his behavior and earning his way back to blue level. We are all so proud of him for maintaining outstanding behavior. He has turned his behavior around tremendously by being respectful to staff and his classmates. "It feels very great to be on level, and I am doing great. I used to be bad, but now I am doing good. I get to go on field trips and I am going to stay on blue until the end of the year, and get on gold." – Jerome Visit our [...]

Jerome’s Success2022-01-18T00:29:23-05:00

Staff and Student of the Month

What has Nathan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Nathan has been coming into school spreading positivity every morning. He has done all his work and has improved his behavior to earn his way to green level. What is something Nathan has accomplished so far this school year that they are proud of? “I am proud of my progress and how hard I have worked to turn myself around and get back on level." What impact has Ms. Jess had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Jess has [...]

Staff and Student of the Month2022-01-18T00:35:33-05:00

Class Pets

Michelangelo and Raphael have made a great addition to our elementary program! By caring for them, it has created a sense of responsibility and an increased awareness of the needs and feelings of others. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Class Pets2022-01-18T00:31:22-05:00

Cave Paintings for Art

In Ms. Rose and Ms. Jess' art class the students are learning about cave paintings. The most notable paintings are found at the caves of Lascaux in Southern France and Altamira in Northern Spain. We had the students create their own cave paintings and explain the story about them. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Cave Paintings for Art2022-01-18T00:31:22-05:00

Social Group Fun

Mrs. Amy’s class and Ms. Heather’s class doing group this week with Mr. Jeff. The students were determining their goals and the steps they will take to obtain those goals! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Social Group Fun2022-01-18T00:31:23-05:00